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"installation" in British English

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installationnoun

uk   /ˌɪn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɪn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of installation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"installation" in American English

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installationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌɪn·stəˈleɪ·ʃən/
the act of putting something in place so that it is ready for use: [U] Do you have to pay extra for installation?
(Definition of installation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"installation" in Business English

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installationnoun

uk   us   /ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən/
[U or C] IT the act of putting a program onto a computer: She provided me with the resources required for testing the installation of the software. Software installations will be carried out by our administrators.
[U or C] the act of putting furniture or equipment into position: The installation of extra roof and wall-support structures takes considerable time.
[C] a system or piece of equipment that has been put somewhere: The present installations are outdated, and will be removed.
[C] a place with people, buildings, and equipment that has a particular, especially military or industrial, purpose: a military/industrial/commercial installation
(Definition of installation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “installation”
in Arabic تَركيب…
in Korean 설치, 시설…
in Portuguese instalação…
in Catalan instal·lació…
in Japanese 取り付け, 施設, 基地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 设施/设备, 安装…
in Chinese (Traditional) 設施/設備, 安裝…
in Italian installazione…
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“installation” in Business English

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